Tax Credits for Working Families

Working Families Kept out of Poverty by the EITC and CTC, 2009-2011

 
State People Kept Out of Poverty by EITC & CTC Children Kept Out of Poverty by EITC & CTC People Kept Out of Poverty by EITC Alone Children Kept Out of Poverty by EITC Alone
Nation 9,361,529 4,911,697 6,085,542 3,084,591
Alabama 129,035 74,910 - -
Alaska 17,282 9,537 - -
Arizona 234,445 130,772 170,769 86,807
Arkansas 102,052 56,573 - -
California 1,273,536 629,095 758,351 356,721
Colorado 151,508 82,219 74,714 37,439
Connecticut 67,471 33,018 40,461 18,989
Delaware 23,876 12,457 15,699 7,941
District of Columbia 13,753 6,870 - -
Florida 532,255 281,417 359,101 183,596
Georgia 393,575 208,602 251,259 126,982
Hawaii 47,566 23,946 28,849 14,334
Idaho 69,167 35,560 43,040 22,841
Illinois 421,886 223,844 283,679 146,623
Indiana 212,359 119,453 135,408 72,276
Iowa 71,123 39,067 47,170 24,513
Kansas 72,133 39,257 - -
Kentucky 148,776 82,679 91,827 50,067
Louisiana 125,504 68,555 - -
Maine 24,054 13,464 15,651 8,428
Maryland 120,390 61,095 79,162 39,804
Massachusetts 143,689 72,871 - -
Michigan 236,636 119,630 137,842 60,257
Minnesota 76,752 42,574 - -
Mississippi 116,092 60,324 83,123 41,846
Missouri 178,548 96,736 120,707 64,872
Montana 28,304 14,674 - -
Nebraska 53,861 28,540 38,009 19,028
Nevada 101,950 50,712 59,078 27,436
New Hampshire 19,590 10,796 - -
New Jersey 211,096 105,617 144,409 73,267
New Mexico 64,839 35,836 - -
New York 547,179 281,525 367,844 184,466
North Carolina 394,876 201,583 293,408 145,769
North Dakota 9,286 4,675 - -
Ohio 269,897 135,646 188,643 90,026
Oklahoma 116,974 71,111 66,825 38,019
Oregon 116,917 59,772 83,311 41,108
Pennsylvania 229,837 117,898 166,000 83,510
Rhode Island 28,328 13,948 18,550 8,936
South Carolina 126,754 69,606 87,388 48,037
South Dakota 18,552 10,419 - -
Tennessee 233,907 119,030 163,639 81,644
Texas 1,137,863 617,303 768,016 411,142
Utah 91,079 50,049 61,979 33,495
Vermont 13,572 6,774 8,300 4,188
Virginia 160,339 84,698 94,191 46,771
Washington 208,070 107,520 116,078 58,946
Wisconsin 135,512 70,823 83,471 41,820
Data suppressed for states with small sample sizes
Source: Brookings Institution analysis of Supplemental Poverty Measure Public Use Data